Police: Arkansas woman dies in New Mexico vehicle accident
GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an Arkansas woman has died in a vehicle accident in New Mexico.
New Mexico State Police identified the victim Monday as 63-year-old Mary Barrett Miller of Fayetteville.
They say the accident occurred about 2 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 40 west of Grants.
State Police say Miller was a passenger in a pickup truck that left the roadway for unknown reasons and struck an overpass support barrier.
Miller was pronounced dead at the scene.
State Police say the 62-year-old man driving the truck also was from Fayetteville and was airlifted to a trauma center with unknown injuries.
His name wasn’t immediately released.
State Police say alcohol doesn’t appear to be a contributing factor to the crash, which remains under investigation.